SEED is a block cipher developed by the Korea Information Security Agency . It is used broadly throughout South Korean industry, but seldom found elsewhere. It gained popularity in Korea because 40-bit encryption was not considered strong enough, so the Korea Information Security Agency developed its own standard. However, this decision has historically limited the competition of web browsers in Korea, as no major SSL libraries or web browsers supported the SEED algorithm, requiring users to use an ActiveX control in Internet Explorer for secure web sites.

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Seed is an online science magazine published by Seed Media Group. The magazine looks at big ideas in science, important issues at the intersection of science and society, and the people driving global science culture. Seed was founded in Montreal by Adam Bly and the magazine is now headquartered in New York with bureaus around the world. May/June 2009 was the last print issue. Content continues to be published on the website.

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  1. A fertilized grain, initially encased in a fruit, which may grow into a mature plant.
  2. A fertilized ovule, containing an embryonic plant.
  3. An amount of fertilized grain that cannot be readily counted.
  4. Semen.
  5. A precursor.
  6. The initial state, condition or position of a changing, growing or developing process; the ultimate precursor in a defined chain of precursors.
    1. The initial position of a competitor or team in a tournament. (seed position)
      The team with the best regular season record receives the top seed in the conference tournament.
    2. The competitor or team occupying a given seed. (seed position)
      The rookie was a surprising top seed.
    3. Initialization state of a . (seed number)
      If you use the same seed you will get exactly the same pattern of numbers.
    4. Commercial message in a creative format placed on relevant sites on the Internet. (seed idea or seed message)
      The latest seed has attracted a lot of users in our online community.
  7. Offspring, descendants, progeny.
    the seed of Abraham
  8. Race; generation; birth.


  1. To plant or sow an area with seeds.
    I seeded my lawn with bluegrass.
  2. To start; to provide, assign or determine the initial resources for, position of, state of.
    A venture capitalist seeds young companies.
    The tournament coordinator will seed the starting lineup with the best competitors from the qualifying round.
    The programmer seeded fresh, uncorrupted data into the database before running unit tests.
  3. To allocate a seeding to a competitor.
  4. To be able to compete (especially in a quarter-final/semi-final/final).
    The tennis player seeded into the quarters.
  5. To ejaculate inside the penetratee during intercourse, especially in the rectum.

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